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Malik on Tawbah: Malik ibn Dinar’s story of repentance

Ibn Qudamah reported: Malik ibn Dinar, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about the reason for his repentance and he said: I was an officer and I was […]

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Hadith on Mercy: I will find Muhammad forgiving and generous

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: On the day Mecca was liberated, the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, granted general amnesty to all of the people except

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Sufyan on Bid’ah: Innovations more beloved to Satan than major sins

Ibn al-Yaman reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Religious innovations are more beloved to Satan than sinful disobedience to Allah. Disobedience is repented from, but innovations

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Abu Sa’ud on Wudu: Seeking forgiveness after ablution

Qays ibn ‘Ubad reported: Abu Sa’id al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever performed ablution, let him say: Glory be to You, O Allah, and Your praise. I

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Hadith on Qunut: The Prophet prays for reforming hardship

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when he said, “Allah listened to those who praise Him,” in the last cycle of evening prayer, he stood

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Hadith on Istighfar: Seeking forgiveness from Allah all day long

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I never start a new day but that I seek forgiveness from Allah one hundred times

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Umar on Tawbah: The meaning of sincere repentance

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: I asked Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, about His saying, “Repent to Allah with sincere repentance,” (66:8). Umar said, “It is a servant who

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Malik on Rulers: Do not curse kings, rather repent to Allah

Salih al-Murri reported: Malik ibn Dinar, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I have found in the Wisdom that Allah says: I am Allah, the King of kings. The

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Hadith on Nawafil: Salat al-Duha is prayer of repentant

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None preserve the forenoon prayer but the penitent. It is the prayer of the penitent.” Source:

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Hadith on Despair: Never wish for death, only improvement

Umm al-Fadl reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the home of Al-‘Abbas while he was complaining and wishing for death. The Prophet said, “O ‘Abbas, O

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Hadith on Tawbah: Embracing Islam plus good deeds

Abu Tawil reported: He came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “What do you think of a man who commits every sin,

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Hadith on Tawbah: Good deeds expiate past sins in life

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever does good in what remains of his life, he will be forgiven for what has

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Hadith on Tawbah: Great repentance of the adulteress

‘Imran ibn Husayn reported: A woman of Juhaynah came to the Prophet of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while she was pregnant from adultery. She said, “O Prophet

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Hadith on Tawbah: Repentance open until sun rises in West

Safwan ibn ‘Assal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, towards the Western sun is an open gate the length of which is seventy

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Ali on Sujud: Beloved to Allah to ask forgiveness in prostration

Zirr reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The most beloved word to Allah Almighty is that one says while prostrating: O Lord, I have done wrong. My

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Hadith on Murder: Is there any repentance for the killer?

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one murdered will come with the scalp and head of his killer in his hand on the

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Hadith on Alcohol: Wine-drinker’s prayer not accepted until he repents

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever drinks wine, Allah will not accept his prayer for forty mornings, but if he

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